Jazz Listings for July 29-Aug. 4

A selected guide to jazz performances in New York City.

A selected guide to jazz performances in New York City.

Jazz Listings for July 22-28

A selected guide to jazz performances in New York City.

A selected guide to jazz performances in New York City.

Eric Revis, Holding Down the Center Again

The jazz bassist, with a quartet, will be performing at the Jazz Gallery.

The jazz bassist, with a quartet, will be performing at the Jazz Gallery.

Brooklyn Blowhards Navigate the Free Jazz of Herman Melville

Inspired by Melville and the saxophonist Albert Ayler, Jeff Lederer’s jazz band plays a frothy blend of sea chanteys and avant-garde jazz.

Inspired by Melville and the saxophonist Albert Ayler, Jeff Lederer’s jazz band plays a frothy blend of sea chanteys and avant-garde jazz.

Don Friedman, Versatile Jazz Pianist, Dies at 81

Over a six-decade career, Mr. Friedman worked with the likes of Clark Terry, Ornette Coleman, Booker Little and Herbie Mann.

Over a six-decade career, Mr. Friedman worked with the likes of Clark Terry, Ornette Coleman, Booker Little and Herbie Mann.

Joe Lovano, Running the Show With Sweeping Sax

Mr. Lovano is known for bringing together musicians into a band and shaping a distinctive sound and identity, then doing the same with another group.

Mr. Lovano is known for bringing together musicians into a band and shaping a distinctive sound and identity, then doing the same with another group.

Chicago and Jazz at Play, Ideally

Four musicians with strong ties to this city — Marquis Hill, Jeff Parker, Makaya McCraven and Greg Ward — have released quite different new albums that still form a bond.

Four musicians with strong ties to this city — Marquis Hill, Jeff Parker, Makaya McCraven and Greg Ward — have released quite different new albums that still form a bond.